American Express Velocity Platinum

Benefits & Velocity Points Calculator
Find out how many Velocity Points you can earn with the American Express Velocity Platinum, review the benefits, and compare against top cards in Australia.
Last Updated 2021-11-21

Card Details At-A-Glance

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The American Express Velocity Platinum Card earns points at a flat rate across all purchases ran through the card. You can also earn bonus points on Virgin Australia spend.

There is no limit on the amount of points you can earn with the card overall.

  • 1.25x All Purchases
    • *You will earn 0.5 Velocity Points per $1 on purchases made with government bodies in Australia.
  • +1 Virgin Products and Services

Card Benefits

The American Express Velocity Platinum Card features an annual domestic flight, airport lounge passes, and travel insurance.

  • Annual Domestic Flight
    • Each anniversary year you will receive an annual complimentary domestic economy return flight on Virgin Australia between selected cities.
    • Flight is available after you make the first card purchase within a cardmember anniversary year.
  • Airport Lounge Passes
    • You'll receive two Virgin Australia Lounge passes each anniversary year at selected domestic airports.
    • You'll receive two entries per year to the American Express Lounge at Sydney International Airport or Melbourne International Airport.
  • Travel & Purchase Insurance
    • Medical Emergency Expenses Cover
    • Transport Accident Cover
    • Loss or Damage to Baggage, Money, or Documents
    • Travel Inconvenience Cover
    • Purchase Protection
    • Refund Protection
    • Fraud Protection Guarantee
    • Emergency Card Replacement

Rewards Calculator

Use the rewards calculator to calculate how many rewards you can earn based on how much you spend across different categories. Compare the results side by side up to 2 credit cards to find out which cards are best for you.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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